The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 121 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% - 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £255 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.72 £21.86
% change year-on-year
- -23.51%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2640 2271 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.23% 91.54% 90.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 899 1020
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 150 102
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Senior Support Engineer
South East

Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Support Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Support Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Senior Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Senior Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Senior Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Support Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Senior Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
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Vacancies
Reading - 7 £200 - 2
Bracknell - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Senior Support Engineer
South East

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Support Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) IIS
6 6 (37.50%) MS Office
6 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 6 (37.50%) XML
6 6 (37.50%) XSD
6 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 6 (37.50%) C
6 6 (37.50%) C#
6 6 (37.50%) C++
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) WCF
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Apple
8 4 (25.00%) MCSE
8 4 (25.00%) WSUS
8 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
8 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Lync
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) MGW
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) SS7
2 1 (6.25%) NetScreen
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) 2G
2 1 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
2 1 (6.25%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) XSD
2 6 (37.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) MCTS
2 3 (18.75%) MCSD
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenServer
2 1 (6.25%) UAG
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) WSUS
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Apple
2 4 (25.00%) MobileIron
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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